Thai seafood put on notice as Obama bans imports of slave-made goods

Feb 26, 2016

Thai seafood put on notice as Obama bans imports of slave-made goods

Federal officials are preparing to enforce an 86-year-old ban on importing goods made by children or slaves under new provisions of a law signed by President Barack Obama. “This law slams shut an unconscionable and archaic loophole that forced America to accept products made ...

Nov 22, 2015

James Lagier, former AP Tokyo bureau chief, dies at 80

James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the United States and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the bulletin on Robert F. Kennedy’s death and overseeing AP’s reporting of the 1995 Kobe earthquake that killed ...

Mar 12, 2015

AP sues State Department, seeking access to Clinton records

The Associated Press on Wednesday sued the U.S. State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state. The legal action follows repeated requests filed under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act have ...